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Medical Bills, Records, and Your Personal Injury Claim

You probably think that there is nothing to the medical bill component of your Personal Injury claim. They will send them in the mail and that’s it… Right? Wrong. Half the time, you won’t even get your medical bills in the mail. And even if you do, that doesn’t necessarily mean that your insurance is…

Questions Employers Must Avoid Asking During the Hiring Process

All employees in the United States have rights in the workplace which cannot be violated by their employer. These rights, like the right to not be discriminated against, extend to prospective employees during the interview process. To stay clear of violating an individual’s rights and potentially facing a lawsuit, employers must refrain from asking certain…

Importance of Filing a Police Report After an Accident

Filing a police report after you are in a car accident ensures there is an accurate, unbiased record of the incident. This will be instrumental in your case should you seek compensation for the injuries you sustained and treated for. There are a number of reasons why you should call the authorities and file a…

New Year Resolutions

To start the new year, we asked our attorneys to share one thing that is exciting them for litigation in 2019. Q: What is exciting you for litigation in 2019? Peter Ticktin: “We are in it to win it. Right now I am gearing up each of our lawyers to make sure cases in their…

What do I do when I get into a car accident?

One of the most common questions we hear is, “What do I do when I get into a car accident?” The truth is that the first steps that you take immediately after having a car accident can lay the groundwork for having a Personal Injury claim that is successful, versus one that is unsuccessful. South…

Global Travel Spurs Legal Knowledge for Attorney Vater

Many spend the holiday season resting and relaxing at home with friends and family. But not Attorney Michael Vater. He literally traveled around the globe over the Christmas and New Years’ period. Michael visited six countries in three continents on his travels — five for the first time — and reached some impressive personal milestones…

What is a Contingency Fee in a Personal Injury case?

In the State of Florida, all Personal Injury cases are handled on a “Contingency Fee” basis. What does that mean? You’ve likely seen the words “contingency fee” associated with Personal Injury claims. In plain speak, all that phrase means is that you pay nothing for an attorney to take your case. Instead of paying an attorney…